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There are several physical differences Most notable is the different orientations of the "Nexus" logo. The 2013 model drops the dimpled texture on the back. The 2013 model also has a camera on the back, which the 2012 model lacks. The 2013 model has a notification LED on the front, which the 2012 model lacks. The 2013 model has a speaker grille on the top ...


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What worked for me (on Windows) was: Plug the Nexus 7 into your computer with the USB cable. Open Device Manager: Start -> Run (or Win+R), type in: devmgmt.msc and hit enter. This opens up the device manager. Find "Android Composite ADB Device" near the top and expand the node. Double click on the device. (Note: Sorry, I don't see it anymore so it might be ...


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Just had the same issue. Go to Settings > Security > Install from storage. Locate your certificate file and install it. Edit: If instead of Install from storage preference you have Install from SD card (this is what being displayed when you use API-19 emulator for example), then one extra step required. Because in this case the activity shows only Recent ...


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The GfxTablet project should allow you to do this. It's network-based rather than USB though.


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Try pressing the power button for > 30 seconds. If it does not work, try to alternate power sources (PC/laptop USB port, and AC adapter) while repeating step #1. Still no go? You may have to remove back cover and reconnect battery. Warranty case. (source)


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The Nexus 7 is probably one of the easiest Android devices to root - and all you need is the Android SDK (and 2 downloads). Step 1 Install the adb and fastboot commands. On Ubuntu: sudo apt-get install android-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot On Windows you should download the Android SDK, however you can just download this zip which contains the adb, ...


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In my case the Android File Transfer App made my whole Macbook touch input freeze, so I had to find a away around this problem. The solution from this page worked: https://cooltrainer.org/taming-android-file-transfer-on-mac-os-x/ Kill all Android File Transfer (AFT) processes using Activity Monitor Remove AFT from your login items Remove the agent with the ...


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What fixed it for me was clicking on the "Connected as a media device" up at the top left corner, de-selecting Media Device (MTP) and then checking Camera (PTP). This essentially made it show up as a different kind of USB device with different options and allowed the process to work perfectly.


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This is caused by the strict mode setting under the developer options. It flashes a red border around the screen when anything does a long operation on the main thread.


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Goal If you have the OTA image downloaded and, as in my case, ended up without success you should be able to adb sideload <filename> it still manually (video here). Problem/Error ... unfortunately the OTA update via adb sideload errors out with: Finding update package... Opening update package... Verifying update package... Installing update... ...


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On Nexus 7 2013, Settings > Storage > Hamburger icon (top-right) > USB computer connection.


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OTA updates that come directly from Google (such as Nexus devices) are rolled out in waves. An excerpt from Dan Morill's comment states that, specifically: Rollouts are conducted in phases. Typically they start at 1% of devices for around 24 - 48 hours; we watch the return rates and resulting device checkins and error reports (if any), and make sure nothing ...


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These /data-related errors are likely because TWRP can't decrypt the current /data partition. This often happens with stock ROMs, since TWRP is only made to handle the encryption method of AOSP. To work around it, in TWRP, choose Wipe - Format Data. This will wipe all data from the device, but at the same time remove encryption and allow you to start off ...


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WVM is a video file that has been encrypted using the Widevine (now Google) DRM platform. The first 10 seconds are not encrypted, that is why you can see it in VLC.


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If the displayed detailed would be complete, you'd be correct: 1.28G + 7.28G + 200K + 282M + 762M = 9.6 GB total space -- while the summary says 13.24G. Explanation is easy: The details list is not complete. It e.g. misses Cache, temporary files, log files, tombstones, and probably some more. Where to find those? In the file system, and for completeness ...


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A touchscreen tablet is not like a Wacom tablet. Drawing tablets use a stylus with one or two pressure-sensitive tips and several buttons. The stylus is also sensitive to the angle you hold it at, and the tablet can detect when the stylus is hovering above the tablet, even with no contact. A drawing tablet has a resolution of a fraction of a millimetre. You ...


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The Virtual Tablet app is free on the Google Play Store. It works with some flaws but overall good. See the developers site for more information


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I have exactly the same device as you, down to the Android version and build number. I discovered that it was necessary to change my USB transfer mode. You can do this on the Nexus 7 by going to Settings > Storage, clicking on the strange menu icon in the top right hand corner and selecting "USB computer connection". I then changed the storage mode to "...


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Set up a child account on the device, this is pretty simple, there's an overview of that process here. You don't to sign the child in using a Google account, it lets you skip these steps. Assuming you want your kids to be able to download any apps you've already paid for, or want to be able to download any apps you buy them, sign into the Play Store on the ...


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According to Ifixit's teardown, the Nexus 7 2013 uses the Qualcomm 8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro SoC. Qualcomm's specs show that SoC uses their IZat Gen8A GNSS chipset, which according to their overview does include GLONASS support, though this doesn't necessarily mean GLONASS support is actually active and available in software. A simple means to test whether ...


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They are stored in /mnt/shell/emulated/ I've just created a restricted profile and it created a new folder in there with the name "10", the main admin users folder is "0". You should be able to copy the files into the relevant place within these folders to get mine craft to pick them up. (This was done on the 2012 Nexus 7 but I don't think it will be any ...


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Another caveat: when installing a certificate via Settings > Security > Install from storage on my Nexus 7, Android 5.0.2 I had to navigate to the file via Internal Storage: Trying to select the file via the shortcut to Downloads did not work.


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The Nexus 7 (with mobile data) takes a micro SIM card. See this page from Google support on how you can Insert & activate a SIM card.


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The problem is that you're missing the adb recovery driver. You might consider trying Koush's universal USB driver installer -- it solved this very problem by installing the missing drivers.


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Apparently only the tablet owner (first user created) has access to developer settings. I was using another user. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14223748/android-4-2-developer-settings-still-unavailable


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You can always use some mathematics to obtain screen size: X = sqrt ( Z^2 / (1 + (VR/HR)^2) ) where: sqrt = Square Root √‾‾‾ X = screen width Z = diagonal screen size (7" for Nexus 7) VR = vertical resolution HR = horizontal resolution which for Nexus 7, we have: Z = 7" VR = 1280 HR = 800 so: X = sqrt ( 49 / 3.56) X = 3.71 ...


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Rather than sleeping, I spent a few more hours experimenting. I found what works best for my needs is an FTP server app. For casual transfers, when both devices are connected to the same network, I'll just transfer through my Access Point. With the limitations that implies. If I'm not near an AP or just want full speed, I'll deal with the hassle of ...


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I assume you're referring to the 2012 version of the Nexus 7? Although the hardware is capable of supporting Bluetooth LE (as suggested by the link in your question), Google never certified it as such and so the stock ROM does not support it. There is an answer to a similar question on stackoverflow which appears to suggest that CyanogenMod (and maybe other ...


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I have the same issue, N7 with 4.2 with an Exchange Corporate Account that forces a password/pin. You are correct that it has to do with corporate account. I removed my corporate account and was able to add widgets, even with the security still set to "password to unlock". I also changed to Pin and Slide to unlock and all of them worked as well. I then ...


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The screen size is 151mm * 94mm http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1760938


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